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Re: problematic node name characters

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: problematic node name characters
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 00:36:11 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Sun, Sep 01, 2013 at 09:32:59PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I have done nothing for index entries (both index and node name) and 
>     listoffloats entries for now.  Do you want the same warnings as in
>     menus?
> The problematic constructs are just as problematic in indexes, right?

Not exactly, because if in real menu entries, they prevent from
navigationg the document, if in index entries, they prevent from
accessing the node associated to an index entry.

> An index entry is a menu item.

Technically it is.

> It is index entries that people complained about most vociferously in
> the past.  E.g., if one is documenting cplusplus::functions, using that
> natural/correct name is the only reasonable way to index them, and it
> could easily be happening automatically, e.g., in an @ftable.

I would tend to not warning for indices for thereasons you mention.


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